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Libraries will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26th and 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Fifty Shades of Chicken Arlene Sardine Hyperbole and A Half Go the F**k to Sleep
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Grown-Up Storytime

Storytime is not just for kids. Check out these hilarious books that make great read alouds for grown-ups. All available at PCPL.

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Penny Dreadful This Dark Endeavor Frankenstein's Monster The Lady and Her Monsters
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"Victor Frankenstein" is just the beginn…

Are you excited for the movie "Victor Frankenstein"? Do you love Victorian pastiche as much as I do? You'll enjoy the books and movies on th…

recommended by PimaLib_JessicaP

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My Mom Made Me Do It!
By PimaLib_RavenousReaders

When I was younger, my mom insisted that we wrote a thank you note any time we received a gift. It didn't matter how large or small the gif…

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Absorb the aroma . . . Savor the simmer!

Roast the turkey while you slow-cook the side dishes!

recommended by PimaLib_ShirleyL

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Yes, you can have a gluten-free, vegetar…

Just because you can't eat gluten and you don't eat meat, doesn't mean you need to neglect the upcoming food oriented holiday. Here are som…

recommended by PimaLib_KarenG

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Love and Food and Hunger

M.F.K. Fisher wrote: “..our three basic needs, for food and security and love, are so mixed and mingled and entwined that we cannot strai…

recommended by PimaLib_GretchenH

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Seed Library Staff Picks November 2015

Books that Seed Librarians at PCPL are reading now.

recommended by PimaLib_SeedLibrary

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Kids & Families
Creative Movement for Kids!
Nov 28th | 10:00am - 10:45am

Presented by Mimi Zoll.Creative Movement is a fun, creative movement class for children inspired by characters and their stories from books in …

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Picture Books for Thanksgiving (that are…

From a PCPL children's librarian, some books for Turkey Day when you're tired of reading about the first Thanksgiving.

recommended by PimaLib_MaureenK

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Howdy, Pilgrim!

Children's books about pilgrims and the history of Thanksgiving. Fiction and non-fiction books are included.

recommended by PimaLib_LisaW

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Picture Books on Being Thankful

It's that time of year to celebrate everything we're thankful for. These books includes themes of gratitude with great stories and illustrat…

recommended by PimaLib_AnnieW

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Beyond Books
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Have You Spotted a Bookbike?
Various locations. Click for detail…

PCPLs Bookbikes visit lots of locations around town. Bookbikes bring books, bike maps, and info about library and bicycling events.

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Gobble Up These Great Thanksgiving Album…
By PimaLib_RavenousReaders

As we give thanks to the blessing of the harvest this year, and settle in for six plates of turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, let us…

Want Not Hannah and Her Sisters Strangers at the Feast The Lay of the Land
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Dysfunctional Thanksgivings

Ever wonder if your family is the only crazy one out there? You are not alone! Thanksgiving is the perfect setting for stories about family …

recommended by PimaLib_BetsyL

The Band at Winterland Ballroom
Thanksgiving:Turkey, Football, and...
By PimaLib_RhythmAndNews

Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, time to pay homage to The Band, Martin Scorsese, and the numerous guest musicians who joined The Band for t…

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Great Expectations (David Lean, 1946).
By PimaLib_ChrisD

To attempt adapting Dickens for the screen is to always fall short in some way, but David Lean's version of Great Expectations has the dist…

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¡Descubre tu biblioteca!
Frank De La Cruz and Professor Guadalupe Castillo.
Once a Librarian, Always a Librarian—Rem…
By PimaLib_NuestrasRaices

By Mary Margaret Mercado, Sam Lena-South Tucson LibraryEven though Frank retired in 2008, you couldn’t take the library out of him. When he…

La diosa de las Américas Our Lady of Guadalupe La Morenita The Virgin of Guadalupe
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La Madre de las Américas

El corazón de la comunidad latina tiene un nombre--se llama Guadalupe. Desde los rincones de los barrios hasta los palacios de gobierno, la Madre de …

recommended by PimaLib_MarissaA

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DVDs Nuevos

Ver las novedades de los últimos 30 días.

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Mi Navidad
By Andrea Bocelli

¡Me encanta la interpretación de “Blanca Navidad” por Andrea Bocelli! Es una canción hermosa.

recommended by PimaLib_KarinaR

Nuestra Navidad 30 navidenas para siempre Mi Navidad Navidades
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Música Navideña

Una de mis cosas favoritas de la Navidad es la música de la temporada. Entremos en el espíritu navideño con estas canciones clásicas. ¿Tiene…

recommended by PimaLib_KarinaR

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Business, Jobs, and Nonprofits
Knock 'em Dead 2016 Body of Work Small Move, Big Change Life Reimagined
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Success Strategies

Success strategies, career management and reinvention - recommendations by FORBES Personal Finance contributor and blogger N…

recommended by PimaLib_MargotN

Where Will You Shop This Saturday?

Small Business Saturday is November 28. Find small businesses near you and shop to your heart's content!

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5 Ways to Market Your Business this Holi…

Budget-friendly ideas to get you started.

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The Benefits of Thanks
By PimaLib_IdeaSpace

It is the season of thanks, gratitude, and appreciation. All are wonderful sentiments that many of us struggle with conveying appropriately…

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Job Help at the Library

Whether you need a resume, interview prep, or simply don't know where to start, the Library has the help you need, in person or online!

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A Not-So-Wicked Witch of the West
By PimaLib_Teens

Remember the most exciting scene in The Wizard of Oz? The one where Dorothy finally dumps a bucket of water onto the Wicked Witch of The We…

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Gender Bender Retelling of Robin Hood
By PimaLib_Teens

"Scarlet" by A.C Gaughen is not your usual Robin Hood adventure. With a gender bender protagonist, Robin Hood's ally, Will "Scar" Scarlet, …

Dr Bird's Advice for Sad Poets
The Aftermath of Something Truly Great
By PimaLib_Teens

Have you ever experienced that feeling when, in the aftermath of something truly great, whether it be a book, poem, song, memory, etc, you …

Every Last Word Shark Girl One The Sister Pact
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Not Broken just Bent

Just Give Me a Reason, a song by Pink, emphasizes the idea that life can be endured and overcome no matter how broken it appears. I suggest …

recommended by PimaLib_JaneD

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"I'm thankful for—really all academies"

If you're a thankful reader of young adult literature, this is for you.

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Digital Media
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The Wampanoag People after the Pilgrims…
By PimaLib_JessicaP

What happened to the Native people who resided on the land that would someday become Massachusetts?

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The Pilgrims didn't use forks...and othe…
By PimaLib_JessicaP

FACT: The first Thanksgiving was held in the autumn of 1621. Maybe.MayflowerFACT: Abraham Lincoln was the first to officially declare Thank…

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Stay at home with Autumn at Home

Explore countless DIY and crafting projects from knitting to food in this collection available from Overdrive at PCPL.

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Browsable Resource: Genealogy Connect
By PimaLib_JessicaP

Are you a surfer, not a seeker? Do you love to wander through people's stories? Well I’ve got a fun place for you to check out!

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Browsable Resource: PBS Streaming Video…
By PimaLib_JessicaP

Are you a surfer, not a seeker? Do you like PBS nonfiction? Well, here's a place you can find a lot of your favorite series, miniseries and…

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Local Interest
Homeless Help - Cold Weather Relief
By PimaLib_LibrarianFiles

Tucson's Winter Shelter Program provides beds to homeless people in Tucson during th…

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Farmers’ Markets in Pima County
By PimaLib_LibrarianFiles

From the Librarian Files Here is a list of Farmers' Markets in Pima County, including their days and times of operation. Pima County is home …

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Book Review: Unprocessed by Megan Kimble
By PimaLib_SeedLibrary

We could create $140 million in new city revenue and 1,600 jobs if a community the size of Tucson shifted just 10 percent of its spending t…

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Storyteller Gourd Craft
Dec 4th | 11:00am - 12:30pm

For this craft, you'll choose from miniature gourds that have been pre-painted with a face and hair. Then we'll show you how to bead a dress on…

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